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Marshall Field III

Field Enterprises (Chicago Sun/Parade Publications)

1941 - 1956

Publishing & Print Media

Military ServiceArmy
1940 b. 1893
Born-Died1893 - 1956
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
Era - 1940

In 1941, Field established the Chicago Sun, selling nearly 900,000 copies on the paperís first day. Within five years, the Sunís daily circulation was 400,000 with a Sunday circulation of 450,000. Field also published Parade, a weekly pictorial supplement, which in 1946 had a circulation of 3.5 million and is still today a core element of many Sunday newspapers.